Indian River County, FL (September 8, 2021) - Authorities in Indian River County responded to the scene of a car accident involving high school students on Wednesday, September 8th. The crash took place on County Road 510.
The Indian River County Sheriff's Office reports that two cars were involved in the crash. Five students from Sebastian River High School were affected. Three injured students were transported to a hospital after the collision. The students were treated for injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. There is no information on what caused the accident to occur. Police have not said whether any charges will be filed.
No further details are available.
Drivers in the Indian River County area must always be alert in order to protect themselves and avoid a crash. Car accidents in Indian River County take place every day and the result is often that innocent victims are injured due to negligent drivers. In 2019, there were more than 400,000 crashes reported in Florida, and more than 200,000 people were hurt as a result. A large majority of these crashes occurred as a result of careless drivers on our roadways.
Our thoughts and best wishes are with the injured victims following this Indian River County car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
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